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Finish on lure racing to make a comeback at Richmond greyhounds

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) have announced today that finish on lure racing will return to Richmond later this month. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, the...
SA greyhound racing news 2018

Canine coronavirus in SA forces Gawler meetings to Angle Park

Greyhound Racing South Australia (GRSA) have announced that due to the canine coronavirus outbreak, Gawler greyhound meetings, including tomorrow's races, have been shifted to Angle...
Industry Update

NSW suspend all finish on lure racing over Canine Coronavirus

The Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) and Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) have made the joint decision to immediately suspend finish-on-lure racing at Richmond. The...

Collins says hoop arm is pointless when used with the pen

PROMINENT Victorian conditioner Geoff Collins has labelled Greyhound Racing Victoria’s decision to introduce the finish-on style lure as ‘pointless’ unless the authority body abolishes the...
Barking Bad & Michael Eberand

Barking Bad to target Paws of Thunder after Gosford Cup victory

BARKING Bad will be aimed at the heats of the Group 1 Paws of Thunder (520m) at Wentworth Park on January 14 after scoring a...

New blood is answer to reclaiming greyhound ‘social licence’

It was an ordinary Sunday, July 10, 2016, but a meeting of a few hundred people in Warners Bay may have been the final nail...

Greyhound overbreeding myth exposed

Now that Greyhounds Australasia has published the final stats for Australian greyhound racing in 2015 we are in a position to confirm a point made...

Stayers at Sandown Park? Barely

WHAT an extraordinary night’s racing at Sandown on Thursday! Has there ever been seven heats for a group 1 distance race before? Anywhere? I can’t...

Britton urges participants to have their say at industry workshop

LEADING trainer Rob Britton has urged all participants to head to The Meadows this Sunday and have their say on the future of the industry...

Logic missing from the decisions in greyhound racing

HERE’S an amazing thing. Various administrations have been keen to announce plans to better cater for young dogs that can’t get a run and which...

Lack of transparency is a national disease

ONE of the tricky things about running greyhound racing is that you are never sure why authorities take certain actions. They might announce objectives (which...

Greyhound special commission tapers off – but to what?

THE Special Commission’s second and presumably final public hearings ended last week along predictable lines. Long and often tortured questioning concentrated on who knew what...

2016 Group 1 Paws of Thunder free tips and betting preview

THE Group 1 Paws of Thunder (520 metres) will hold the greyhound racing spotlight on Saturday night, with a sensational field set to assemble for...

Powers of commissions always need careful scrutiny

THE current spate of arguments calling for the NSW Premier to sack or stand down the chief of ICAC for improper or even illegal behaviour...

Holloway hoping for a touch of magic in Vic Peters semi-final

MAGIC Spring will be aiming to bounce back from a recent form slump when he contests the fourth and final semi of the Group 1...

Finish on lure just the beginning

FIRST impressions of the finish-on-lure trial at Geelong are that fields are more inclined to spread out, at least after the first bun rush out...

Greyhound stewards’ erratic decisions a worry

NO SOONER had I said nice things about the Victorian stewards’ increased attention to variable form than the following happened. Stewards Report, Race 7, The...

Greyhound stewards making a noise

WELL, not too loudly, but it’s a start. This week stewards in Victoria asked a trainer some serious questions about his dogs’ high frequency racing....

2015 Group 3 Richmond Oaks heats odds, tips and runner comments

FOUR classy heats of the Group 3 Richmond Oaks will be run at the Londonderry track on Saturday night, with the first two from each...

Live-baiting saga update: Tom Noble to fight cruelty charges

TOM Noble, the Queensland greyhound trainer at the centre of the live-baiting saga, will fight the charges of alleged animal cruelty he is up against....

The battle between emotions and facts

OUTSIDE of the live baiting saga, the biggest greyhound debate in recent years has been the rise and fall of the finish-on-Lure in Australia. Given...

How much is left in the tank?

RECENTLY, I promised to dig up some evidence from vets about the dangers of over-racing, specifically backing up inside a seven day period. That effort...

Stewards query Kay; some finish-on-lure trials put on hold

THINGS are continuing to heat up in the greyhound racing industry after last week’s co-ordinated RSPCA and police raids targeting alleged live-baiting in the sport....

The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview January 31 2015

WHILE most of tonight’s attention will centre on Wentworth Park tonight with the semi-finals of the Group 1 National Derby and Futurity, there is still...

2015 Group One Paws of Thunder tips & betting preview

Some of the best greyhounds in the nation have ventured to Wentworth Park for the Group One Paws of Thunder series in pursuit of the...